PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY COURSES

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY COURSES

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COMPULSORY COURSES

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 CODE: HOH310                            CHEMICAL CATALYSIS     

      The course consists of the basic definitions of catalysis. The kinetics of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalytic reactions and the enzyme catalysis are considered. In particular, the industrial applications of catalysts are also introduced.

 

CODE: HOH311                             ELECTROCHEMICAL KINETICS

     The content of this course is organized into these part:

+ Double layer

+ Fundamental equations of electrode’s reaction

+ Tafel methode

+ Some examples and application

 

CODE: HOH312                        PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY          

 

CODE: HOH305                        APPLIED QUANTUM CHEMISTRY

      The content of this course is organized into five Parts (from Part 1 to Part 5) with nine Chapters.

Part 1, “Quantum Theory and Chemistry”, provides information on basic background in application of quantum theory in chemistry.

Part 2, “Orbital Interaction” introduces the interaction of orbitals and principles for building complex orbital systems, so can survey the molecular structure, chemical reactivity and reactions in the Parts 3, 4, 5.

Part 3, “Study of Structure” and Part 4, “Study of Chemical Reactivity” describe applications of quantum theory to various chemical systems in order to show how familiar concepts such as unusual geometries, abnormal conformations, nucleo-electrophilicity, thermodynamic stability and chemical reactivity ... may be understood.

Part 5, "Study of Chemical Reactions" presents applications of the quantum theory in studying chemical reactions (involving simultaneously molecular structure and chemical reactivity).

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ELECTIVE COURSES

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 CODE: HOH321                         ADVANCED PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY  LABORATORY I 

 The course provides some experiments in the kinetics of electrochemical reaction and catalysts

Part 1: The kinetics of electrochemical reaction

+ Electrode preparation and the electrochemical reaction of Cu2+/Cu

+ Cyclic voltammetry of Fe(CN)63-/Fe(CN)64‑

+ Tafel plot and application

Part 2: The catalyst

+ Preparation of homogenous catalyst

+ Preparation of solid catalyst and support

+ Oxydation reaction using catalysts

 

CODE: HOH340                        PETROLEUM CHEMISTRY

      This subject has dealt with current problems of petroleum chemistry and processing such as chemical composition of crude oils and natural gas liquids; petroleum refining (cracking, hydrocracking, and catalytic reforming); catalysts for petrochemical processes (hydrogenation, isomerization, oxidation, hydroformylation, etc.); the petrochemical products such as energy , non-energy and chemical products. Especially, the foundation and develpoment of the Viet Nam petroleum industry is also mentioned in this subject

 

CODE: HOH341                        MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR CHEMISTRY

      The content of this course is organized into eight Chapters with their own objectives:

Chapter 1. Introduction to application of mathematical method to chemistry. 

Chapter 2. Solutions of non-linear equations – Applications.

Chapter 3. Solutions of systems of linear equations – Applications.  

Chapter 4. Numerical differentiation – Applications. 

Chapter 5. Numerical integration – Applications.       

Chapter 6. Regression and Interpolation – Applications.

Chapter 7. Minimization or Maximization of functions. Applications.  

Chapter 8. Differential Equations - Applications.

 

CODE: HOH343                         APPLIED ELECTROCHEMISTRY

  1. The chlor-alkali industry
  2. The electrowinning of metal (aluminium…)
  3. Electroplating

     During the course student could visit the production line of factory or enterprise (Ex: chlorine-alkaline factory in Bien Hoa, Dong Nai Battery, Enterprise Pin Con Ó, Fujitsu - VN, Lidovit, UPE-Watson ... ).

 

CODE: HOH345                      MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN CHEMISTRY

       The content of this course is organized into three Parts, introduces the applications of microcomputers and specialized softwares in chemistry, data analysis, molecular modeling and simulation. The practical skills in using the newest softwares, as Statgraphics Centurion and HyperChem are prepared through practicing.

 

CODE: HOH347                        AIR POLLUTION MONITORING

  1. Introduction of air pollution
  2. The basic pollutants acid rain, SO2, NOx, O3, dust, CO, VOC, heavy metals
  3. The methods of air pollution monitoring

 

CODE: HOH348                      EXPERIMENTAL AIR POLLUTION MONITORING

  1. Introduction of air pollution methods
  2. Air pollution monitoring of NOx, SO2, O3, dust, BTEX

 

CODE: HOH356            

EXPERIMENTS IN ADVANCED PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY: COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY

 

  1. Introduction of Gaussian 03 and Hyperchem
  2. Optimization of molecular models
  3. Structure, properties and spectrum of molecules
  4. Chemical reaction of molecules

 

CODE: HOH354                       NANOCHEMISTRY

 

     Nanochemistry, connected to nanoscience and nanotechnology, consists of the application of nanochemistry to synthesis, modification and stabilization of individual nanoparticles  and also for their directed self-assembling to give more complex nanostructures. Moreover, this subjet is related to the possibility of changing the properties of synthesized structures by regulating the size and shape of original nanoparticles.

       Especially, the analytical method and application of nanomateials and nanodevices in science and life is also mentioned in this subject.

CODE: HOH357                        SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

  1. Introduction of renewable energy sources
  2. Hydrolic power
  3. Wind energy and ocean power
  4. Solar energy
  5. Biomass
  6. Battery and Fuelcell